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English verb: unfreeze

1. unfreeze (change) become or cause to become soft or liquid

SamplesThe sun melted the ice.
The ice thawed.
The ice cream melted.
The heat melted the wax.
The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase.
Dethaw the meat.

ExamplesThe chefs unfreeze the vegetables

Synonymsdethaw, dissolve, melt, thaw, unthaw

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)flux, liquefy, liquify

Narrower (hyponym)de-ice, defrost, deice, deliquesce

2. unfreeze (change) make (assets) available

SamplesRelease the holdings in the dictator's bank account.

Synonymsfree, release, unblock

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)issue, supply

Antonymsimmobilise, immobilize, freeze, block

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